Early modern recipe books

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Early modern recipe books
This project, a collaboration between the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC and the Wellcome Collection in London, contains digitized manuscript recipe books from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. It is funded by a grant to the Folger from the University of Sheffield as part of the AHRC-funded US-UK Food Digital Scholarship Network. The goal of the project is to provide a freely available platform for repositories to make their early modern manuscript recipe books available for crowdsourced transcription.
Wellcome Collection: Ayscough, Lady (MS1026)

Wellcome Collection: Ayscough, Lady (MS1026)

134 pages: 100% transcribed, 61% needs review
Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160)

Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160)

Mrs Anne Brumwich her Booke of Receipts or Medicines ffor severall sores and other Infermities. With many additions, by several later 17th cent. hands. The original compiler, Anne Brumwich, writes in an early 17th cent. hand, but some of the additions are much later, one dated 1681 is found on...

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139 pages: 14% transcribed, 13% needs review
Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956)

Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956)

233 pages: 96% transcribed, 43% needs review
Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315)

Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315)

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214 pages: 86% transcribed, 75% needs review
Wellcome Collection: Fanshawe, Lady Ann (1625-1680) (MS7113)

Wellcome Collection: Fanshawe, Lady Ann (1625-1680) (MS7113)

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238 pages: 96% transcribed, 64% needs review
Wellcome Collection: John and Joan Gibson: medical recipe book (MS311)

Wellcome Collection: John and Joan Gibson: medical recipe book (MS311)

A booke of medicines. With other medical receipts, and a number of cookery receipts by Joan Gibson and by a second Joanna Gibson. On the first leaf 'John Gibson 1634. A booke of Medicines', below this 'Joanne Gibson. Ars longa, vita brevis. 1669', and under this 'Joanna Gibson 1708'. On the...

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92 pages: 60% transcribed, 40% needs review
Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903)

Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903)

English manuscript book of medicinal and culinary recipes owned by Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744), with ownership inscription on the inside front cover. The volume is closely associated with the contemporary Ann Fanshawe recipe manuscript held by the Wellcome Library...

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228 pages: 85% transcribed, 61% needs review
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